Healthy snack:palak paneer idli! Recipe

Palak paneer idli is a healthy and nutritious snack made with a combination of spinach, paneer (Indian cottage cheese), and idli batter. This dish is packed with the goodness of spinach and protein-rich paneer, making it an excellent choice for a healthy snack. The idlis are soft, fluffy, and have a vibrant green color, thanks to the addition of spinach. It is a perfect way to incorporate greens into your diet and is a great option for breakfast or evening snacks.

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Ingredients for Healthy snack:palak paneer idli! Recipe

  • 1 cup Spinach Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Crumbled Paneer
  • 1 cup Idli Batter
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Oil For Greasing
  • as required Water
  • as per your need Optional: Finely Chopped Green Chilies Or Ginger For Extra Flavor

Directions: Healthy Snack:palak Paneer Idli! Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, blend spinach leaves with little water to make a smooth puree.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine the spinach puree, crumbled paneer, and idli batter. Mix well.
  • STEP 3.Add salt and mix again. If the batter is too thick, add a little water to adjust the consistency.
  • STEP 4.Grease the idli plates with oil and pour the batter into each cavity.
  • STEP 5.Steam the idlis in a steamer for about 10-12 minutes or until cooked through.
  • STEP 6.Once done, remove the idlis from the steamer and let them cool for a few minutes.
  • STEP 7.Serve the palak paneer idlis hot with coconut chutney or sambar.
  • STEP 8.Enjoy the healthy and delicious palak paneer idlis as a snack or for breakfast!

Cooking Tips

  • You can add finely chopped green chilies or ginger for an extra kick of flavor.
  • If you don't have idli batter, you can use dosa batter as a substitute.
  • Make sure to steam the idlis on medium heat to ensure they cook evenly and become soft and fluffy.

Storage and Serving

  • Palak paneer idlis are best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have any leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, steam the idlis again for a few minutes or microwave them until warm.
  • Serve the reheated idlis with chutney or sambar.
Nutrition
value
18
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    62mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1954mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    107mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    23mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    65mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    24mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp